Former Grantee

Charles O. Elson, MD

Professor of Medicine, Microbiology, and Surgery

The lab focuses on the regulation of mucosal immune responses, particularly the mucosal immune response to the microbiota, which represent the largest mass of antigen encountered by the immune system. The cellular and molecular mechanisms that maintain mucosal immune homeostasis are being defined. 

Research Institution
University of Alabama at Birmingham
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